What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …
Governor Roy Cooper delivers his first State of the State address to the General Assembly tonight and you can catch complete coverage live at 7pm on UNC-TV. 216 more words
DURHAM, N.C. — Governor Roy Cooper unveiled his state budget Wednesday, a proposal that would increase government spending by $1.1 billion next year.
The proposed two-year budget would give teachers and state employee raises, reduce waiting lists for pre-kindergarten programs and expand Medicaid. 396 more words
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is floating a new compromise idea on repealing a law that limits protections for LGBT people. 108 more words
The North Carolina General Assembly passed House Bill 2 last year, a bill that among many things, requires people to use restrooms of the sex on their birth certificate. 234 more words
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Governor Roy Cooper took the time to walk a handful of teachers at R.J. Reynolds High School through his proposal to raise teacher pay 10 percent over the next two years. 344 more words
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper proposed Tuesday what he called a compromise to repeal the state’s so-called bathroom bill, saying a new measure is designed to allay fears by some over public bathroom safety. 630 more words